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Competition promises free tuition

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2019

High schoolers from all across Wisconsin had a chance to win one year of free tuition at UW-W. High school seniors, juniors and sophomores from Wisconsin came to Whitewater on Wednesday to compete and show off their small business ideas thanks to the company BizTank. “BizTank is a business that deci...

The Beauty of small businesses

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

November 12, 2018

The holiday season is about to kick into high gear, and local businesses are getting ready for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24. Small Business Saturday is a shopping holiday that urges people to support smaller, locally-run businesses as opposed to big box stores and online storefronts. “The bea...

DIY: Bring the ‘Black Sheep’ home with ravioli

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

What sets The Black Sheep apart from other restaurants on and off campus is their use of local food and passion for serving wholesome, quality food. “It’s all in the name” says co-owner Lisa Dawsey Smith. “We want to be different,” chef and owner of The Black Sheep, Tyler Sailsbery said ...

Event promotes health


March 5, 2014

  Community Wellfest encourages healthy practices, activities March 5, 2014 By Amanda Ong   It’s time for the annual UW-Whitewater W3 Wellfest: a chance for the community to be active and experience different health activities at absolutely no cost. The event is set for...

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